Acer provides Aspire 7 laptop from Intel Kaby Lake G with Vega-gpu




Acer has announced the Aspire 7, a relatively thin 15.6 “laptop that, thanks to the presence of Kaby Lake G-package, or an Intel Core processor with AMD Vega-gpu, must be suitable for gaming.

The Aspire 7 weighs 1.5 kilograms and has dimensions of 358 × 247.5 × 16.9mm. The laptop has a metal casing, with the back of the screen being a magnesium-lithium alloy. The 15.6 “screen is of the ips-type and with the most extensive configuration the resolution is up to 3840 × 2160 pixels and the Aspire 7 has a maximum of 16 GB of memory and up to 512 GB of SSD storage.

Acer supplies the model with either the Core i7-8705G or the i5-8305G; in both cases the gpu on the package is the Radeon RX Vega M GL with 4GB hbm2. Intel announced Kaby Lake G in January, but there are hardly any laptops that use it. Until now, these were only the Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 and the HP Specter x360 15 . The Acer Aspire 7 is actually the first traditional laptop with Kaby Lake G, the devices from Dell and HP are convertibles with a screen that can flip.

Acer Aspire 7

The price and publication date of the top model in the Aspire series is not yet announced by Acer, but the Aspire 5 and 3 also announced in December. Acer provides the Aspire 5 from Core processors up to the Core i7 and the gpu is up to the GeForce MX150. This laptop also has a 15.6 “screen, with an optional ips panel with full-hd resolution and screen edges of 7.82mm thick, a step lower in the new series is the Aspire 3, which for example has a maximum of 8GB ddr4. has.

Acer Aspire 3 and 5 2018Acer Aspire 3 and 5 2018
Acer also releases an all-in-one in the Aspire series. This Aspire Z 24 PC with thickness of 11mm and V-shaped metal stand has four microphones, for operation with a voice assistant. The screen is an ips-model with a diagonal of 23.8 inches and a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The desktop PC gets in its comprehensive configuration a Core i7 desktop processor with 32GB Optane memory and a Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU.

Acer Aspire Z 24 2018

The Aspire 3 will appear in December for a starting price of 399 euros, the Aspire 5 in the same month for 649 euros and higher. The Aspire Z 24 is coming in October, for a price starting at 900 euros.

Acer also announced the new Swift series at the IFA in Berlin. Besides the Swift 5, the company showed the Swift 7, with a weight of less than a kilogram and a thickness of less than 10mm. Acer places particular emphasis on the thin screen edges of 4.27mm on the sides and on the top and bottom, making the surface of the laptop 15 percent smaller than that of the previous Swift 7. Except that Acer the laptop with a Core i7 is going to deliver, not much is known about this model yet.

Announcement of the Acer Swift 7 during the IFA 2018


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